West Riding

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West Riding

(Placename) (until 1974) an administrative division of Yorkshire, now part of West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, Cumbria, and Lancashire

West′ Ri′ding

(ˈraɪ dɪŋ)
a former administrative division of Yorkshire, in N England.
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Premier Division: Britannia Sports, Campion Res, Dram Community FC, Golcar United, Holmfirth Town, Honley FC, Lepton Highlanders, Littletown, Lower Hopton, Route One Rovers,Salts, Steeton, Thornton United, Wakefield City Division One: Bradford FC, Golcar United Res, Hunsworth, Lower Hopton Res, Ovenden West Riding, Overthorpe SC, Salts Res, Steeton Res, Tingley Athletic, TVR United Unita FC, West Horton, Wibsey.
Worsted manufacturing in Yorkshire gained a foothold as far east as Leeds and the county town of Wakefield, but the industry's main concentration lay across the western edge of the West Riding.
In the West Riding final, Pudsey BC A take on Lower Hopton while, in the Pilling, it's Pudsey Littlemoor A v Crossgates BC.
Some of the football which was displayed by all three teams - Nottinghamshire, West Riding and West Lancashire - was exceptional and once again the experience of playing against the very best players from other parts of the country is invaluable.
Simmental x: pounds 670 Little Dean (20m); pounds 650 Tilesheds (18m); pounds 635 Hedley West Riding (18m); pounds 630 South Linden (16m); pounds 625 Hedley Park (14m); pounds 618 Langley West House (15m) & Hedley Park (15m); pounds 612 Hedley Park (15m); pounds 610 South Linden (15m) & Hedley Park (14m); pounds 608 Hedley Park (14m); pounds 605 Low Staples (16m); pounds 592 Langley West House (14m); pounds 570 Manor Farm (12m)
Although Cartworth Moor, Diggle and Linthwaite all lost to West Riding opposition, a special mention must go to Linthwaite, who took West Riding side Golcar Utd to extra time and penalties, losing by the finest margin (5-4) after the match finished 3-3.
Linthwaite took advantage of Berry Brow playing in the West Riding Cup to go top of Division Two as they ran out 7-1 winners at home to the division's bottom team, Scissett.
Honley were then quickly accepted into the West Riding County Amateur ranks.
HUDDERSFIELD YMCA completed a treble and confirmed the town's dominance of the West Riding County Amateur League.
A pre-war Territorial, he enlisted on April 7, 1908, when he was 18 for two years with the 5th Battalion, West Riding Regiment, having previously been a member of the 2nd Vol Bn West Riding Regiment for only two months.
He was the President of the West Riding Referees' Association for 24 years and represented the Association on the West Riding County FA.
He refereed the West Riding County Junior Cup showpiece in 1971 and, the following year, the Groom Cup final.

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